Author - Patrick McCormick

Patrick McCormick is professor of Christian ethics at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington.

Watch: Ida

Directed by Pawel Pawlikowski (Music Box Films, 2014) Pawel Pawlikowski’s gorgeously shot film about the odyssey of a young Polish nun offers a...

Watch: Jimmy P.

Directed by Arnaud Desplechin (IFC Films, 2014) Every once in a blue moon, Hollywood produces a movie demanding that we not just sit back and be entertained by...

Watch: Philomena

Directed by Stephen Frears (The Weinstein Company, 2013) Philomena, Stephen Frears’ touching film about the quest of an elderly Irish woman to find the...

Watch: Still Mine

Directed by Michael McGowan (Samuel Goldwyn, 2013) In Michael McGowan’s touching love story about an aging married couple, Craig and Irene Morrison...

Watch: Quartet

Directed by Dustin Hoffman (Weinstein Company, 2012) Imagine a kindergarten full of wildly talented octogenarians preparing to put on a school musical and you...

Watch: A Royal Affair

Directed by Nikolaj Arcel (Magnolia Pictures, 2012) Danish director Nikolaj Arcel’s historical romance, nominated for an Oscar for Best Foreign Language...

Watch: Flight

Flight Directed by Robert Zemeckis (Paramount, 2012) Ernest Hemingway wrote that courage was “grace under pressure,” and in Flight director Robert...